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Should I remove HP Deskjet 2050 J510 series Product Improvement Study?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
82% remove it18% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,686
United States Rank #2,762
Reach 0.1493%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.56 days
636.11 days >
Average installed length: 334.23 days


28.0.1313.0 35.52% 45.92%
22.0.334.0 11.83%
20.0.771.0 6.73%

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HP Deskjet 2050 J510 series Product Improvement Study

What is HP Deskjet 2050 J510 series Product Improvement Study?

HP Deskjet 2050 J510 series Product Improvement Study is the voluntary study to help improve the quality, reliability, and performance of HP printers. This software is automatically installed with the HP printer but can be removed without affecting the printer performance. It is an optional program. After installation it will popup a message up to 3 times a day asking the user to participate "join our HP Product Improvement Study to help improve the quality, reliability, and performance of HP printers". If the user declines, the software will not uninstall, it will just turn off the popup reminder.


The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named hpqdirec.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 41 files and is usually about 69.36 MB (72,727,091 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Hewlett-Packard Co.
URL: www.hp.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\hp\digital imaging\bin
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{0213A0FE-2725-4A04-9A37-79502F64D7A9}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 69.36 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by HP Deskjet 2050 J510 series Product Improvement Study

Program executable:hpqdirec.exe
Name:HP Solution Center
Path:C:\Program Files\hp\digital imaging\bin\hpqdirec.exe
Additional files:
  • hplgtv_hugin.dll - HP Guided Solutions (version DLL)
  • defaultspash.dll - HP Digital Imaging (dll for non-versioned MSI files)
  • hpiscnapp.exe - HP Scan Application Resources
  • hpiscncc.dll - HP Scan Application Component
  • hpiscnres.dll
  • hpodss01.dll - HP AiO Device Scan Settings
  • hpqcc4.dll - hp digital imaging (Common controls)
  • hpqconvdb.dll - Database Conversion
  • hpqcxm08.dll - HP CUE Context Manager Shim Objects
  • hpqcxs08.dll - HP CUE Context Manager Objects
  • hpqd_hp_uninstall_shortcut_en.dll
  • hpqdstcp.exe - Destination Component
  • ES002Res.dll - HPQES001 Module (HP CUE-Email Settings Component)
  • HpqCPTA.dll - HpqCPTA Module (HpqCPTA)
  • HpqCamTr.dll - HpqCamTr
  • hplfbmp14nu.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - LEADTOOLS(r) for HP DLL for Win32
  • hplfcmp14nu.dll (by LEAD Technologies)
  • hplffax14nu.dll
  • hplffpx14nu.dll
  • hplfgif14nu.dll
  • hplfjbg14nu.dll
  • hplfpcx14nu.dll
  • hplfpdf14nu.dll
  • hplfpng14nu.dll
  • hplftif14nu.dll
  • hpltann14nu.dll
  • hpltdis14nu.dll
  • hpltfil14nu.dll
  • hpltkrn14nu.dll
  • hplttwn14nu.dll
  • hpltwvc14nu.dll
  • hplmsc02.dll (by HP) - NewMosaic Dynamic Link Library (NewMosai Dynamic Link Library)
  • hplffpx7.dll - LEADTOOLS FlashPix library
  • hplfkodak.dll
  • hpqacdse.exe - LaunchACDSee Application (LaunchACDSee MFC Application)
  • hpfcCopy.exe - HP CUE-Print Component
  • boxnet.dll - ScanToCloud
  • googledocs.dll
  • hpianlyz.dll - hpianlyz
  • hpiscnex.dll - hpiscnex

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:39.01 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:1.1587528537%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00170155%
0.016088% average
User CPU:1.15705131%
0.015104% average
70 average

How do I remove HP Deskjet 2050 J510 series Product Improvement Study?

You can uninstall HP Deskjet 2050 J510 series Product Improvement Study from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program HP Deskjet 2050 J510 series Product Improvement Study, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove HP Deskjet 2050 J510 series Product Improvement Study.

Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 82%
Keep it 18%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.97%
Windows 10 15.81%
Windows Vista 7.78%
Windows XP 5.44%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 45.96%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.71%
Windows 7 Professional 7.84%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.97%
Windows 10 Home 5.66%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.39%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.27% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 63.27%
  United Kingdom 5.19%
  Australia 3.15%
  India 2.07%
  Saudi Arabia 1.91%
  Malaysia 1.46%
  Egypt 1.41%
  United Arab Emirates 1.34%
  Romania 1.26%
  IQ 1.11%
  South Africa 0.98%
  Canada 0.88%
  Croatia 0.86%
  Brazil 0.78%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 38.40%
Dell 25.31%
Acer 13.68%
Toshiba 9.38%
ASUS 3.71%
Lenovo 2.59%
Samsung 1.81%
Intel 1.22%
American Megatrends 0.64%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 8.76%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.81%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.38%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 3.74%
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.10%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 2.56%

About Hewlett-Packard

HP provides products, software solutions and services to consumers, from enterprises to consumers including customers in the government, health and education sectors.
Publisher URL: www.hp.com


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